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Featured events

Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors
23 April 2017
Every Sunday (or Monday on bank holiday weekends​) until 18 September 2017. One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.
Street Eat, Rochdale Town Hall Square
27 May 2017
Saturday, 27 - Sunday, 28 May 2017. Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Great value food and drink, music and family fun.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
11 August 2017
Friday, 11 August - Saturday, 12 August 2017. Indie rockers Razorlight headline. Live music, a quality food court and family fun.
Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors
23 April 2017
Every Sunday (or Monday on bank holiday weekends​) until 18 September 2017. One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.
The Freedom Programme for women (URDU Only) - Rochdale Women’s Welfare Association
24 April 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
The Freedom Programme for women - Langley Children
26 April 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
The Freedom Programme for women - Howard Street Children’s Centre
08 May 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
Reading Group, Rochdale Central Library
09 May 2017
Reading Group, 1pm (every 3 weeks)
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Middleton library
19 May 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
Storytime with Sue, Middleton Library
20 May 2017
An exciting Storytime for Children aged 5-9 and their parents.
Armed Forces Day veterans
25 May 2017
Veteran's breakfast including dependants.
Street Eat, Rochdale Town Hall Square
27 May 2017
Saturday, 27 - Sunday, 28 May 2017. Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Great value food and drink, music and family fun.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Balderstone Library
30 May 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Library
02 June 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
The Freedom Programme for women - Littleborough Children’s Centre
06 June 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
Barclays Tea and Teach, Rochdale Central Library
08 June 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Great Gatsby Investigation – A Murder Mystery Dinner
10 June 2017
It’s 1922 and a murder at The Gatsby Mansion starts to show the cracks in the lavish lifestyles of the rich and famous. Can you solve the crime?
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Rochdale Central Library
13 June 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
Foster with Rochdale information event
15 June 2017
10am - 11.30am, Rochdale Town Hall
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Middleton Library
16 June 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
Old Middleton and Junction - A slideshow presented by Geoff Wellens
16 June 2017
Local historian Geoff Wellens will present a selection of photographs of Old Middleton and the Middleton Junction area.
Heywood 1940s Day
17 June 2017
Heywood 1940s Day. Heywood Business Group in conjunction with Heywood Township.
Armed Forces Day flag raising
22 June 2017
The Armed Forces Day flag raising will take place.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Heywood Library
23 June 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
​Digital Skills for Jobs, Balderstone Library
27 June 2017
Learn about searching and applying for jobs online, how to use email and get tips on how to write a CV. Places are limited and if you are unemployed the Job Centre can refer you.
Passchendaele service and community event
01 July 2017
Community event including a service and renaming of the community centre to Passchendaele House.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
11 July 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Foster with Rochdale information event
13 July 2017
6pm - 8pm, Rochdale Town Hall
Heywood Township Passchendaele service
30 July 2017
Community service commemorating the centenary of Passchendaele.
Jungle Book – Promenade Production
31 July 2017
It’s time to stop monkeying around and join us on a jolly jaunt down to the jungle. Our exciting explorers will take you on an astonishing adventure and you’ll discover the captivating story of Mowgli the man cub and his animal friends.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Spotland Library
10 August 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
11 August 2017
Friday, 11 August - Saturday, 12 August 2017. Indie rockers Razorlight headline. Live music, a quality food court and family fun.
Recital on the J.J. Binns Organ
09 September 2017
Come and enjoy listening to an afternoon recital on our famous organ.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Middleton Library
12 September 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
The Freedom Programme for women - Castleton Children’s Centre
14 September 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
The Freedom Programme for women - Derby Street Children
25 September 2017
An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K
08 October 2017
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its third year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Balderstone Library
12 October 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Rochdale Central Library
14 November 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
14 December 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.